Westport Mill Detectives


This project is an ongoing investigation of mill sites in Westport.

Links to research papers and other resources:

Mills of Westport by Martin Butler

Trafford Lewis history

Trafford history by William Mason

History of Westport Factory

Old Dartmouth Historical Sketches 41

Basic Principles of 19th century waterpower

Gifford Rule Factory

Westport Mills

Remembering Mouse Mill Pond by Claude Ledoux

Overview of Mills

Westport Factory

The Beginnings of the Westport Cotton Manufacturing Company

Westport Cotton Manufacturing Company



Head of Westport Landmarks, tours with Pete Baker of mill sites
https://vimeo.com/662469955 (last few minutes only)